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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, May 29, 2017. Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 29, 2017 - 1:54 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Stock markets in Asia were treading water in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.1 percent to 19,...
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May 28, 2017 - 10:37 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.2 percent to 19,726.55...
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People walk by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank, in Hong Kong, Friday, May 26, 2017. Asian stock markets are mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street’s latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest oil production cut that dragged down crude prices and commodity shares.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 26, 2017 - 7:10 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets mostly weakened Friday as investors watched the G-7 summit of leaders and oil prices stabilized after falling sharply over a production cut deal. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 was down 0.7 percent to 5,301 and Germany's DAX lost 0.5 percent to 12,562...
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May 25, 2017 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are climbing for the sixth day in a row Thursday as strong quarterly results from retailers including Best Buy, Williams-Sonoma and PVH give consumer-focused companies a lift. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Nasdaq composite are trading at all-time highs. Stocks...
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Women stand in the rain in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, May 25, 2017. Shares in Asia are higher after an overnight advance on Wall Street spurred by the latest meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 25, 2017 - 5:43 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Most world stock markets rose Thursday as investors assessed the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes, while crude oil's rally fizzled out ahead of an OPEC meeting on production. KEEPING SCORE: Most European benchmarks climbed after an early wobble. France's CAC 40 added 0.3...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 22, 2017 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as software and chip makers and other technology companies climb. Defense contractors are also rising as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 22, 2017 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Defense contractors are making gains and technology and consumer-focused companies are also rising. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields, while chemicals maker Huntsman is rising after it agreed...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 22, 2017. Asian stocks rose Monday, cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics as President Donald Trump began his first official trip overseas as president. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 22, 2017 - 4:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Monday, with Asian markets cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics while benchmarks in Europe mostly drifted lower in early trading. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC was down 0.1 percent in early trading at 5,317.51. Germany...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 22, 2017. Asian stocks rose Monday, cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics as President Donald Trump began his first official trip overseas as president. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 22, 2017 - 1:49 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday, cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics as President Donald Trump began his first official trip overseas as president. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.4 percent to 19,673.17. Australia's S&P/ASX...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, May 19, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investor worries remained about the U.S. political turmoil over an investigation into possible Russian coordination with President Donald Trump's campaign. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 19, 2017 - 7:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world recovered their poise Friday following a dramatic few days when traders fretted about the political problems afflicting President Donald Trump in the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 was up 0.5 percent at 5,317 while Germany's DAX rose 0.2...
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